CALVARY Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo Brendan Gleeson is phenomenal in Calvary, a faith-driven drama that is not afraid to confront controversial questions. Writer and director John Michael McDonagh has crafted a wonderfully paced film, which is bolstered by a strong supporting cast. CALVARY tells the story of Father J...
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Begin Again Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo Once again, John Carney brings purity and heart to the big screen with his film, “Begin Again.” Carney’s last film, “Once”, was not only a crowd pleaser in theaters, but its Broadway stage adaptation also won 8 Tony Awards this year. Operating on a similar formula used in his last...
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By: Anthony Zangrillo This year’s second film to revolve around the demi-god of Greek mythology, presents an interesting human twist, which makes for a more grounded tale of epic strength. However, the predictable screenplay and some forced dispelling elements prevent this film from becoming legen...
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By: Anthony Zangrillo Woody Allen’s new romantic comedy is full of wit and tackles tough questions about man’s finite nature; however, a predictable plot and some questionable casting choices prevent Magic from sharing the stage with Allen’s other timeless masterpieces. Despite some of...
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Very Good Girls Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo A star-studded cast is strikingly underutilized, leading to an influx of awkward scenes, coupled with a boring, uneventful, and ultimately formulaic screenplay. Best friends Lily (Dakota Fanning) and Gerry (Elizabeth Olsen), plan to lose their virginity during their last summer in...
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Special Edition: NYC

By: David Caneppa On June 14th and 15th, New York City was introduced to a new convention entitled Special Edition: NYC. Special Edition: NYC is a spinoff of the annual New York Comic Con convention; the main difference of the two is Special Edition is strictly based on the comics themselves, whereas NY...
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22 Jump Street Review

By: Anthony Zangrillo The odd couple duo of Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are back as undercover police officers and their chemistry is stronger than ever in this self-referential sequel. After a failed attempt in catching the elusive drug kingpin “Ghost” (Peter Stormare), the partners pose...
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